Monday Speakers

Monday 5th September 2022

Click on a speaker to see a Biography and an Abstract


Morning Session

Michelle Ryan

Michelle Ryan (United Kingdom)

First Morning Session Chair
Sharon Durdant-Hollamby

Sharon Durdant-Hollamby (United Kingdom)

Second Morning Session Chair
Ted Green

Ted Green MBE (United Kingdom)

The Tree Ecologist
Stefania Gasperini

Stefania Gasperini (Italy)

Veteran trees: From technical to ethical arboriculture
Neville Fay

Neville Fay (United Kingdom)

Rethinking the tree from the ground up – a philosophical approach
Geoff Monck

Geoff Monck (United Kingdom)

The importance of the microbiome to tree resilience to pests, pathogens and environmental stresses and the key role its deterioration plays in tree decline
Lorien Nesbitt

Lorien Nesbitt (Canada)

Holistic environmental justice for equitable urban forestry
Jessica Quinton

Jessica Quinton (Canada)

Wealthy, educated and… non-millennial? Inequitable patterns of proximity to urban vegetation in 31 Canadian cities
Nanamhla Gwedla

Nanamhla Gwedla (South Africa)

The legacy of colonial and apartheid eras on the distribution, composition and representation of street trees in South Africa

Afternoon Workshop Sessions

Panel discussion

Tree ecology

with various speakers
From 15:00
Ted Green
Ted Green
Jill Butler
Jill Butler
Neville Fay
Neville Fay
Kevin Frediani
Kevin Frediani


Reg Harris

The Major Oak Gallery Tour

with Reg Harris
From 15:00
Jennifer Murray

Research project: Noise in decision making

with Jennifer Murray
From 15:00
Keith Sacre
Kenton Rogers

Tree planting: More than just numbers

with Keith Sacre and Kenton Rogers
From 15:00
Rob Northrop
Howell Davies

Writing a tree strategy

with Rob Northrop and Howell Davies
From 15:00